Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 21 Octobris, 19 Car. 2di.
East Randham Rectory.
A BILL for settling certain Glebe Lands in Norfolke, on the Rector of Randham, read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Sir John Holland, Lord Richardson, Sir Wm. Doyly, Mr. Hungerford, Sir Wm. Lewis, Sir Edward Walpoole, Sir Tho. Gower, Sir Edmond Windham, Sir Sollo. Swale, Sir Edward Massey, Mr. Crouch, Sir Bainham Throckmorton, Sir John Coriton, Sir James Thyn, Sir Hugh Windham, Col. Kirby, Sir Ralph. Hare, Sir Wm. Gawdy, Sir Wm. Fleetwood, Sir Robert Brookes, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Clifford Clifton, Col. Reames, Sir John Talbott, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Geo. Reeves, Sir Gilbert Talbott, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir John Moreton, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Allen Apsley, and all the Members that serve for the County of Norfolk: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
A Bill for Ministers recovering their Tithes, was read.
Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read the Second time, on Thursday next.
A Bill to prevent Duels, was read the Second time.
Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to Colonel Sandys, Sir Robert Howard, Sir Gilbert Gerrard, Sir Henry Coventry, Mr. John Vaughan, Sir Wm. Lowther, Sir Allen Apsley, Col. Legg, Sir Nich. Slaning, Col. Reanies, Sir John Bennett, Sir Ja. Smith, Sir Geo. Reeves, Sir John Brampston, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir John Lowther, Mr. Pryn, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Sir John Moreton, Sir John Talbott, Sir Sollo. Swale, Lord Torrington, Sir Edw. Massey, Col. Strode, Lord Buckhurst, Sir Franc. Windham, Sir Tho. Higgons, Sir Charles Harbord, Lord ley Lord Fitzharding, Sir Tho. Allen, Sir Wm. Smith, Sir William Doyley, Sir John Bennett, Sir Anthony Cope, Sir Wm. Gawdy, Sir Edward Walpoole, Sir Chichester Wray, Sir Edm. Windham, Sir Ja. Thynn, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir Ralph Bancks, Sir Tho. Lee, Sir Wm. Herbert, Mr. Brunckard, Sir Wm. Coventry: And they are to meet To-morrow at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Miscarriages of the War
The House then entered into Debate of the Matter of Miscarriages in the late War; and, in particular, of disobeying the Orders of his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke, for Pursuit of the Victory obtained by his Highness, in the First Engagement against the Dutch:
And several Witnesses were called in; and examined at the Bar: Who, in their Evidence, reflecting on a Member of this House; and he, in his Place, having made his Defence; and being withdrawn; and the Matter, in part, debated;
Resolved, &c. That the Examination of this Miscarriage, and of all other Miscarriages in the late War, be referred to the Committee already appointed for that Purpose; and, that the Opinion of the House be respited till the Return of their Report.
Restraints of Juries.
Resolved, &c. That all that come to the Committee concerning Miscarriages in Restraints of Juries, are to have Voices.
A Person to attend.
Ordered, That Sir Edward Spragg do attend this House To-morrow Morning.
Committee of Privileges.
Ordered, That Sir John Strode, Mr. Marvell, Sir Ralph Hare, Mr. Milward, Sir Wm. Gilligrew, be added to the Committee of Privileges.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.